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Apion

Insecta - Coleoptera - Brentidae

Taxonomy
Apion was named by Herbst (1797). It is extant. It is the type genus of Apioninae, Apionitae.

It was assigned to Coleoptera by Herbst (1797); to Curculionidae by Piton (1940); to Apioninae by Zherikhin (1971); to Apionini by Kuschel (1992); and to Apionina by Bouchard et al. (2011).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1797Apion Herbst p. 100
1940Apion Piton p. 202
1971Apion Zherikhin p. 204
1992Apion Kuschel p. 197
2011Apion Bouchard et al. p. 567

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Holometabola
Aparaglossata
Coleopterida
orderColeoptera
suborderPolyphagaEmery 1886
infraorderCucujiformiaLameere 1938
Phytophaga
superfamilyCurculionoidea
familyBrentidae()
subfamilyApioninae(Schoenherr 1823)
ApionitaeSchonherr 1823
tribeApioniniSchonherr 1823
subtribeApioninaSchonherr 1823
genusApion

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available